GM planners were becoming concerned that the division's once-vaunted image as "The standard of the world" was fading as the s unfolded, especially among the younger generation of car buyers. Seeking to counter Cadillac's heavy slant towards the over age group, the Seville was a bold attempt to both rejuvenate the make's image and win over young import buyers.
Print 99 shares Alexander Muss High School students shown in The school was one program under the Lapid Israel umbrella. According to Gideon Shavit, the founder and one-time co-chairman of Lapid, partnerships with the coalition were rejected by numerous donors, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Israeli Diaspora Affairs Ministry.
Shavit, the former CEO of Alexander Muss, created Lapid in as a way to rally the Jewish world to subsidize program costs and boost enrolment in the high school and gap-year programs for Diaspora youth.
Gideon Shavit, the founder and one-time co-chairman of Lapid, is shown to the right of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Adelson School Las Vegas teenagers visited the prime minister in the Knesset. Taglit-Birthright began operating trips in Lapid and others say the free trips suppress interest in paid trips — as did a one-time policy, since relaxed, that disqualified students from Birthright trips if they had already visited Israel on an organized program.
A group of American Birthright tourists visits the dead sea on July 10, When the Second Intifada hit inhigh school programs were decimated. Afraid of the terror attacks, riots and unrest in Israel, parents opted to keep their children at home, and for some programs participant numbers dropped to single digits or even to zero.
Birthright had continued to operate during the intifada, bringing more participants every year and becoming the quintessential Israel trip for young Jews. Supporters of the high school programs say they still have value, especially given statistics on waning attachment to Israel among American Jews and alienation from institutional Jewish life.
An argument can be made that maybe things would be even worse were it not for Birthright, but the intention of Birthright was that things should be better. Krakow, a longtime member of Lapid, thinks that an emphasis on numbers favor programming with mass appeal over those with deep impact.
Longer Israel trips are a harder sell due to cost and length, Krakow says, but are more necessary and have more impact due to the length of high school programs and how formative teen years are for Jewish identity. Cohen, who has done research for Lapid and Birthright, said both short- and long-term programs have merit.Shavit and others argued that “the leaders of the Jewish community and the philanthropic community are going in the wrong direction” by ignoring longer-term engagement of Jews under the age of Press.
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